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Nov 12, 2013 5:30pm PST
-storm. >> when you see someone who's suffering like that who's like, they're going to die if you don't do something, don't think about it, you just go. >> pelley: there's a fundamental change coming in the way doctors prescribe statins to lower cholesterol. dr. jon lapook on what this means to patients. in a new poll tonight, the president's job approval hits an historic low. how many americans think he's honest and trustworthy? and caroline kennedy takes the oath near the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination, she answers his question. margaret brennan on what she will do for her country. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: good evening. the world is mobilizing to help the philippines, but just a trickle of food and water and medicine has reached the victims of typhoon haiyan. today, president obama phoned the philippine president begnino aquino, promising additional help. about 100 u.s. marines are already on the ground, as many as 2,000 more are expected. the aircraft carrier "george washington" should arrive on thursday. aq
CBS
Nov 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
screaming for help. when you see someone suffering like that who's, like, they're going to die if you don't do something, you don't think about it, you just go. >> reporter: i've seen the pictures of the aftermath and the devastation and it looks like a bomb went off. >> it's awful. there's a side of you that is so fascinated by the science of these things and you here in awe of it. then when you see the human misery part it's a whole other aspect. it breakses your heart. it really does. >> reporter: he says he helped save as many as 10 people, scott, and during the rescue his friend badly gashed his leg on debris in the water. to save his leg, his friend had to be airlifted out. >> pelley: bill whitaker in our los angeles newsroom. bill, thank you. 11 million filipinos are affected. today the united nations appealed for $300 million to help them. if you'd like to help, there's information on our web site, cbsnews.com. in an important medical story for americans tonight, heart doctors are putting out controversial new guidelines for preventing heart disease. these guidelines put less emph
CBS
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
don't meet the higher standards of the affordable car act. the outcry has been getting louder by the day. here was the president on this day. >> i completely get how upsetting this can be for a lot of americans, particularly after assurances they heard from me that if they had a plan that they liked, they could keep it. and to those americans, i hear you loud and clear. i said that i would do everything we can to fix this problem, and today i'm offering an idea that will help do it. >> pelley: and with that, he announced a reversal. he will now allow insurance companies to reinstate those canceled policies at least for one year. mr. obama also took the hit today for the failed rollout of his health insurance web site. chief white house correspondent major garrett made news when he scheduled the president whether he knew about the trouble ahead. >> reporter: you were informed or several people in this building were informed two weeks before the launch of the web site that it was failing the most basic tests internally, and yet a decision was made to launch the web site on octob
CBS
Nov 28, 2013 5:30pm PST
sales with more stores open on thanksgiving than ever before. don dahler on their prospects for a profitable season. astronomers track a visitor from the fartherrest reaches of the solar system. lee cowan on what they hope to learn from a comet. as the administration struggles to meet its own deadline for fixing the obamacare web site, dean reynolds looks at the private exchanges some employers have set up. and max parker has autism, but he and others like him have something special to offer employers as well. >> they just needed a chance. they've got abilities that are quite valuable. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> good evening. scott is off tonight. i'm margaret brennan. happy thanksgiving. it's an especially late thanksgiving this year, the latest in fact the holiday ever falls. that means, the holiday shopping season, starting tomorrow, is the shortest it ever is, just 26 days. so many retailers are trying to make up for lost time by opening for business today. they expect to ring up more than $600 billion in sales this s
CBS
Nov 11, 2013 7:00pm EST
shelters are already overflowing. caring for the living is a daunting challenge. >> we don't need pity, we just need your help! >> reporter: survivors lined up, desperate for food, water, and medicine but debris-clogged streets and collapsed roads and bridges have limited access to the hardest-hit area. "it's difficult," this woman said. "we are helpless like a newborn. there is no more food inside." u.s. marines joined the rescue efforts today packing up food aid. brigadier general paul kennedy surveyed the devastation from the air. >> every building is either significantly damaged or destroyed. it's a 15 to 25-foot wave came across entire villages and so everything's wiped out. >> reporter: philippine soldiers have taken up posts at the few businesses that survived the typhoon but there have been many reports of looting. there's no power in most of the island and many families still don't know whether their relatives survived. this airport terminal was turned into a delivery room when a woman went into labor this morning. she gave birth to a baby girl but a military doctor treating them
CBS
Nov 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
the philippines. >> we don't need pity! we just need your help. >> reporter: barnaby lo rode out the storm's fierce approach. the major security failure was known before the health care web site went live. sharyl attkisson breaks another story on how healthcare.gov went wrong. in a first, the pope asks american catholics what they think about contraception and divorce. elaine quijano reports. and on veterans day, the shortest war stories ever written. michelle miller on a project for troops to tell their truth in only six words. >> taliban bullet, army hospital. found love. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, bodies in the streets. survivors cry for help. that is the story for the philippines tonight four days after typhoon haiyan. it was one of the worst storms ever observed on the earth. the u.s. navy estimates sustained winds were 195 miles an hour with gusts up to 235. that force pushed a surge of sea water estimated between 13 and 20 feet high over the land. this was tacloban, a thriving city of more than 200,000 resid
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Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
't emerge. what you don't see is the criminal record. you don't see other violent acts. what you don't see is references to him in the fbi files. yet what you do see today, according to investigators, is he walks into the terminal. he's got the gun in a garment bag. he takes the rifle out o he opens fire, shoots his way through the check point going down a side, coming around the back. he's focused on the tsa agents. inside the bag we are told investigators came up with notes saying that the tsa were facists and pigs, anti-american rantings, anti-tsa rantings am and references to the new world order which is another growing conspiracy group that believes the world is going to be taken over by forces and black helicopters and so on. interestingly, scott, today he texted his parents from l.a. to new jersey and said he was going to kill himself today. they called the police. there was a response to his house. apparently they didn't make contact with him but a roommate who didn't know where he was. so this was something that was roiling in his head today. >> pelley: john, thank you very much.
CBS
Nov 29, 2013 6:30pm EST
shopper broke out a taser. another shopper with a cell phone took the video. we don't know how this started or how it ended or if anybody was even arrested. [ shouting ] >> and you wouldn't call this good behavior either. this was the scene at a wal- mart in elkin, north carolina. wal-mart was also the scene of a brawl in puerto rico. in georgia and california police had to be called when shoppers at wal-mart got out of hand there, too. and in virginia two men were rested after pulling a knife on each other outside of a wal-mart. >>> protesters also turned out at several wal-marts across the country today. they were calling for better pay, fair schedules and affordable health care. but wal-mart's ceo doesn't agree with those claims. >> we pay in the top half of retail. our industry offers the opportunity for people to enter any life stage from 16 all the way to 76 if they would like to, and then they work hard and canbuild a career. >> bile simon also responded to critics who say wal-mart should have stayed closed on thanksgiving. he says more than 22 million people came in the
CBS
Nov 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
of americ homes are mowed down by a battalion of deadly tornadoes. dean reynolds and don dahler have the destruction and stories of survival. >> i had just grabbed my baby out of the crib and we jumped into the bathtub. >> pelley: dr. jon lapook report there is may be a flaw in those new guidelines for cholesterol. a traffic stop ends with police firing at a minivan fillith children. john miller investigates. and bob schieffer with a doctor who treated the wounded president kennedy. why he believes what kennedy was wearing may have cost him his life. >> schieffer: doctor, just tell me what's happened here now. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, tornadoes this late in the year are rare, but this week before thanksgiving dozens of them tore across the nation's mid-section. preliminary estimates from the government say there were 75 tornadoes yesterday in seven states from tennessee to michigan. at least eight deaths are reported. relatively few considering the number of twisters. accurate forecasts and early warning ap
CBS
Nov 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
for an active shooter situation like that? >> no, we don't have a plan, but i always thought about it, like, where would we hide if we had to hide? and the only place was the bathroom. >> reporter: the drama played out three days after the shooting at los angeles international airport, and six weeks after terrorists attacked a mall in africa. many employees in the new jersey mall followed protocols created by the department of homeland security and retailerses by quickly closing store gates to protect customers inside. as many as 400 people were in hiding at one point. carmen reynolds and two others were in a bathroom for three hours. >> and at one point we actually turned the lights off because we were afraid. we were hearing noises, but we couldn't tell if they were in the store. you know, you don't know what's going on. >> reporter: reynolds was escorted out eventually by pris. investigators say even with people's quick reactions, richard shoop could have easily shot shoppers. scott, the mall here is expected to reopen tomorrow. >> pelley: elaine, thank you. mental illness seems to be at
CBS
Nov 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
of experienced military lawyers instead. >> what we know from victims is that they don't see an opportunity for justice. they see that their command may be biased against them. they may favor the perpetrator. they may favor pushing it under the rug because it makes the commander look bad. >> reporter: gillibrand brand and colleagues from the left and right teared up yesterday as rape victim ariana clay, a former marine and iraq war vet, described how her commander told her she deserved it. >> the humiliation of the retaliation of worse than the assault because it was sanctioned from the same leaders i once would have risked my life for. >> reporter: 47 senators have signed on to gillibrand's amendment, but military leaders argue the proposal would weaken the chain of command. missouri democrat claire mccaskill agrees. >> we let commanders off the hook, we have never solved a problem in the military without holding the commanders accountable. >> reporter: the senate is expected to vote on this amendment by the end of the month, along with a series of other reforms, including, scott, making i
CBS
Nov 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
the streets after dark. are things starting to get better here in tacloban? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: really. >> yeah, because at nighttime this is a very different place. it's really scary at nighttime. >> reporter: barely a quarter of tacloban's police are back at work. the philippine government has now sent in reinforcements. inspector jun daguro was posted in this shopping mall. how long do you think you will be here? >> maybe couple of months. >> reporter: until security is really restored? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: today the first aid ship arrived in tacloban's port. overhead, american navy helicopters flew hundreds of trips, taking off from the u.s.s. "george washington" dropping water and food in villages still cut off from the storm. but for some, it was too late. the lineups at the airport to get out of tacloban were only getting longer. >> pelley: seth doane is in tacloban this evening. seth, a lot of relief aid is heading your way. what are you seeing so far? >> we are seeing it trick into some neighborhood, scott, but it still depends on which street you're walking down.
CBS
Nov 27, 2013 5:30pm PST
, afghan security forces drive around in these pickups and they don't provide much protection against homemade bombs, the number-one killer in this conflict. already this year afghan forces have suffered their worst losses since the start of this conflict. exactly how many afghan troops have been killed is unknown. kabul won't release the numbers, but the coalition estimates that over 100 a week have died in fighting since the summer. and according to a u.s. military officer that is unsustainable. as u.s. troops get closer to pulling out, the more aggressive the taliban become. charlie d'agata, cbs news, paktia province, afghanistan. >> brennan: in brazil today, part of a soccer stadium collapsed while being renovated for the world cup. two construction workers were killed and a crane crashed into the outer wall tearing out entire sections. the stadium in sao paulo is supposed to host the opening match in june. a holocaust survivor is reunited for thanksgiving with the man who helped save his life. a new wheelchair is controlled by a person's tongue. and was the gunman's mother partly
CBS
Nov 29, 2013 5:30pm PST
important are those discounts to you this year? >> we don't have discretionary income, hardly anybody does anymore so being able to get that item for reduced cost just helps fulfill other needs, more groceries that you can get, more transportation, more -- more places you can go during the holiday season. >> reporter: overall, 10% fewer shoppers are expected to visit stores this season. analysts predict retailers will see sales increase 2.4% from last year. that's the smallest increase since 2009, the year the recession ended. retail analyst dana telsey. the economy is in recovery, the market is up this year 23%. why won't it be a better holiday shopping season? >> i think some of what you've seen is you had the low to mid-- tear consumer have more stresses. they've had higher payroll tax increase this is year than last year. wage growth has been minimal at best. they're looking to get more for their dollar. >> reporter: i.b.m. benchmark reports online sales on thanksgiving were up nearly 20% from last year. margaret, for the first time ever, that one day general rated more than a billion
CBS
Nov 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
saying that people shouldn't have acsystem to those things. this case is saying we don't want to pay for it. >> reporter: newlanda family is catholic. the religion views artificial contraception as a sin. under the affordable care act, companies like hercules with 50 or more employees must cover contraception. >> can americans, including family businesses openers, live and do business according to our faith? >> reporter: how is that different from telling your employees you can't use birth control pildz? >> we're not saying don't go buy them we're not putting up barricade in front of wal-mart. we're saying we don't want to pay for them. >> reporter: federal governments have split on this issue, so the supreme court now will consider whether corporations have the same individual rights as individua individuals. kathleen sebelius is the secretary of health and human services. >> it's troubling to think that someone could pick and choose, not based on science, not based on health care not based on anything else, but pick and choose which services to provide to employees. that would be a
CBS
Nov 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
of the president's affordable health care act, they don't like that at all. he's never been through a primary process, it's rough and tumble. we might see those eruptions that have made him famous and we'll see whether voters in the country like those eruptions as much as they did in new jersey. >> pelley: and he didn't run as the republican candidate so much as he just ran as chris christie. john, thank you very much. nancy is in virginia. the republican candidate for gauche, ken cuccinelli, had been trailing by six percentage points in the polls, nancy, but he ended up losing by only two points. you've been looking into whether obamacare is the cause of that. >> reporter: well, dealts and the white house certainly seem to fear that it is. in fact, the white house invited 16 senate democratses for a two-hour meeting with the president today about all of obamacare's problems and, guess what? 15 of those senate democrats are up for reelection next year and the 16th runs the committee that is in charge of getting them reelected. and if you look at cbs exit polling from the virginia governor's r
CBS
Nov 13, 2013 7:00pm EST
water is still an acute problem. these survivors taped into an undergroundwater pipe. "we don't know if it's safe" this man said. "we need to boil it, but at least we have something." >> pelley: seth doane is joining us from tacloban. seth, what about medical care? >> reporter: scott, we were in a government-run hospital visiting them there and they said that they were really struggling to deal with the patients they had. we saw people with relatively simple injuries that have become life threatening because they didn't have the blood supply, they didn't have the power to take care of that and they couldn't airlift patients out. they are operating on generator power now but told us after the typhoon they were stitching wounds by candlelight and one of the biggest problems is no food. and this is at a government-run hospital. >> pelley: seth done new england tacloban for us tonight. seth, thank you. filipino americans have organized their own relief operations. we're going to take a look at one of the largest in california later in the broadcast. today four u.s. marines were killed at
CBS
Nov 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
-day on normandy beach. now he's defeating an enemy that has stalked him for 80 years. >> i don't care if it's about mickey mouse! i want to read one book before i die. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. ng news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. after every mass shooting people seem to ask "why doesn't anyone do anything about mental health care?" well, today someone did. the obama administration issued new rules that will improve access to care for 62 million americans. it's an idea the president said he would impose himself by executive order after congress declined to pass gun control legislation. the move comes after the movie massacre in colorado that left 12 dead, the shootings in newtown, connecticut, that killed 27, the washington navy yard attack in which 12 died, and the shooting at l.a.x. one week ago. 88 dead in 12 mass shootings in just over a year. major garrett is at the white house with more on what all this means. major? >> reporter: scott, mental health professionals have sought this change for decades, both to improve t
CBS
Nov 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
to look into that. >> reporter: if the idea of using cell phones in flight takes off, don't expect delta to go along for the ride. today, the world's second- biggest airline released a statement saying that they would not allow voice communication in flight, a sound decision in the eyes of passengers like jamie key. terrible idea? >> terrible! i don't want to sit next to someone talking on their phone for several hours. that would be awful. >> reporter: it's not just passengers weighing in. veda shook is the president of the association of flight attendants, c.w.a. >> there's no way to have a quiet car on an airplane. it's a metal tube thousands of feet in the air. there's no way for somebody to actually have a private conversation, and we have concerns about that. >> reporter: if the proposal becomes a reality, passengers would be allowed to make phone calls and text messages above 10,000 feet. in a statement today, f.c.c. chairman tom wheeler acknowledged the backlash. >> reporter: f.c.c. officials say any final decision is at least a year away, but before that happens, there will be a
CBS
Nov 25, 2013 4:30pm PST
don't realize when they cross those bridges that they've got ice on them. when they cross it, they lose it. >> reporter: but the same system was a welcome holiday boost for ski areas in colorado. they expect their best season in six years. and in utah tonight rescuers are searching for five college students who were on a backpacking trip about three hours southeast of salt lake city. scott, those students were expected to return from their trips yesterday. >> pelley: anna, thanks very much. as we said, it is all headed east. soaking rains are expected along the i-95 corridor tomorrow and wednesday with snow in northern new england. today president obama called this weekend's nuclear deal with iran a first step in preventing iran from building an atomic bomb. under this agreement, iran said that it won't expand its uranium enrichment for six months. it also agreed to new monitoring. in return, the u.s. and its allies will ease slightly some economic sanctions that have crippled the iranian economy. we have two reports on this tonight beginning with major garrett at the white h
CBS
Nov 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
every three or four days and we only meet in small groups," he said. "sometimes we don't sleep at home or we change which mosque we pray at." that has not stopped him from marching in the streets but he knows he could be rounded up any day. when we asked him what would happen if security forces found out about that day's meeting he laughed nervously. "they will arrest me and you both," he said. "and they will accuse us of spying." morsi's trial has now been adjourned until january 8 but his supporters are calling for more large-scale protests tomorrow. >> pelley: and worth remembering that morsi was the first democratically elected president of egypt. clarissa, thanks very much. hundreds of paintings stolen by the nazis have been found in an apartment. the virginia governor's election is a test of the tea party's power. and a case of alleged harassment. an n.f.l. lineman quits his team. a teammate is suspended when the "cbs evening news" continues. the new oxytrol for women patch. the first and only over the counter treatment for overactive bladder. put the control back in your go with
CBS
Oct 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
in the syrian civil war, images syria and iran don't want you to see. floods in the south and midwest as a major storm system moves into the east. manuel bojorquez is there. and lamborghini takes a victory lap on its 50th anniversary. ha-ha! "60 minutes" goes along for the ride in the world's most exotic super cars. whoa! captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, for 31 days now, the obama administration has been telling us americans by the millions are visiting the new health insurance web site despite all of its problems, but no one in the administration has been willing to tell us how many policies have been purchased, and this may be the reason. cbs news has learned enrollments got off to an incredibly slow start. sharyl attkisson attained documents that haven't been seen by the public until now. >> reporter: early enrollment figures are contained in notes from twice a day war room meetings from medicare and medicaid services after the web site failed on october 1. they were turned over in response to a document request from the ho
CBS
Nov 19, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: as the monstrous twister bore down on washington, illinois, don dempsey was watching television at home. >> the local weather forecasters were on there, and they were saying, "go to the basement immediately. it's coming up through marquette heights towards washington." >> reporter: several hundred miles away, meteorologists at the storm prediction center in norman, oklahoma, had been working the weather system for days. >> go, go, go, go! >> reporter: issuing a particularly dangerous situation tornado watch for much of illinois at 8:40 a.m. sunday. within an hour of that notice, the national weather system office in lincoln, illinois, 40 miles from washington, ramped up from two workers to 12. patrick came in on his day off. >> they knew within the next couple of hours, things were going to go, and once they went, they were going to go rapidly. >> reporter: how did you react personally to what you were observing? >> just looking at that on radar, it looked like it was going to be very bad. >> reporter: his office fired off three warnings, starting at 10:50 a.m., 16 minutes befor
CBS
Nov 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
or badly damaged. in indiana, it's about 400 in just one town, kokomo. don dahler is there and we were struck by what he found. >> reporter: we found nancy finch picking through the debris of her childhood home on bell street. >> it is just stuff but when it's your stuff it's a whole different story when you see it scattered everywhere. >> reporter: moments earlier, steve schneider showed up to help. schneider didn't know finch, he's not even from kokomo. why are you here? >> to help. i just give them a hand today and you never know when it's going to come in your back door. >> anybody hungry? >> reporter: that's about the time sarah miller and jennifer brackett arrived. their homes had been spared. >> they lost everything, we could at least bring them breakfast. >> reporter: down the block, kevin sprinkle was helping a young couple find a new place to live. >> you can take my truck. >> reporter: how long have you known courtney and mike >> five minutes. >> reporter: five minutes? >> this is the first time i've met them. >> you were coming by and decided to help them? >> i came intenti
CBS
Nov 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
if they have a nominee you don't approve of? >> i sit on the floor, and i said this is the way it has to be. the senate has changed. >> reporter: reid came close to deploying the nuclear option this summer until a bipartisan group, led by senator john mccain, cut a deal to let some long-standing nominations go through. was there any talk of a similar deal this time? >> yes, i tried, i tried. i tried, i did. they basically said there was too much pressure from many of their members. >> reporter: there are 76 nominees awaiting confirmation, but the senate didn't exactly get to work voting on them, scott. instead, they took a two-week recess so they won't be back until december under a cloud of bad feelings. >> pelley: more to come on this one, nancy. thank you very much. late today, the state of california said it will not let president obama make good on a broken promise. last week, mr. obama reversed himself, saying that he would allow americans to keep health insurance policies that they like, even if that policy does not meet new higher standards. well, california officials said this afte
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Nov 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
into overdrive. >> it's not particularly robust but i don't see it as particularly fragile, either. >> reporter: dean mack zi chief u.s. economist at barkley's. >> we think next year is somewhat better than this year but it won't be a sea change where we're booming again. >> reporter: the jobs number was not severely affected by the shutdown because most employees remained on the payroll but, scott, the federal government did shed another 12,000 jobs last month. >> pelley: anthony, thanks very much. now, for a more complete picture, we want to show you the underemployed numbers we got today. when you add the number of unemployed with those who can find only part-time work and those who've given up looking the number comes to 21.6 million americans. the percentage of americans in the labor force-- either working or looking-- fell last month to a 35-year low. today one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall howled across the philippines, reeking havoc. typhoon haiyan is 75 miles wide, that's smaller than hurricane katrina but with much stronger winds. seth doane has the latest. >> reporter
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